Jan 18, 2013 5:00am PST
americans. defense secretary leon panetta commend on that a short time ago. >>> we are working around the clock to ensure the safe return of our citizens. >> the algerian government says the military raid was necessary because the islamic militant captors were threatening to flee with the hostages. the al qaeda connected militants say their actions are meant to punish algeria for its help of french forces fighting muslims in mali. >>> a mother in san jose admits to lying about a supposed kidnap attempt of her daughter. >> now police and neighbors are angry about the hoax. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in san jose with reaction. >> reporter: they are angry. there's a lot of wasted resources on this and a lot of unnecessary fear. police say it only to be about 10 minutes of repeated questioning to get this mother to come clone about her story about an attempted kidnapping. >> can you explain what happened? >> reporter: that is the mother refusing to answer our reporter's questions. the woman originally claimed a man tried to grab her daughter a toddl
Jan 15, 2013 5:00am PST
it defensively now so this is the structure fire in a residential neighborhood pretty close to the waterfront and the carquinez bridge. so if you are on interstate 80 you may see smoke or flames. the exact location is at jackson and loring avenue. they are doing traffic control in the area. less than a mile from the carquinez bridge. initially, they had to shut down the union pacific railroad track in that area. they were able to reopen the tracks and again this is a live look at the carquinez bridge. capitol corridor amtrak both should be on time. and we are sending a news crew to the scene so we'll bring you live pictures here very shortly. stay tuned for that. in the meantime, other traffic news. here's a live look at highway 4 traffic sensors picking up a little bit of slowing right now in the eastbound lanes. they have a full freeway closure scheduled to wrap up in the next half hour. so by 5:30 maybe a little bit earlier than that. otherwise here is a live look at the nimitz 880 in oakland flowing nicely towards downtown. quiet golden gate bridge.
Jan 16, 2013 5:00am PST
is leaving to spend more time with his family. secretary of state hillary clinton, defense secretary leon panetta and several others are leaving the team in a couple of weeks. >>> in just a few hours from now, president obama plans to unveil his plan to reduce gun violence. cbs news says the plan calls for bans on assault weapons and high capacity magazines as well as including criminal and mental health background checks for customers in all sales. the proposals would have to be approved by the house and senate something the president admits is not a sure thing. >>> nearly 6 out of 10 americans favor stricter gun laws according to a new "associated press" poll. 35% say gun laws should remain unchanged and 5% wanting looser gun laws. >>> the new report that highlights the dangers of energy drinks. >> plus, crossing the line. the florida teen arrested for giving a wedgie. >> and forget unreally fans. the soccer mess that got some four-legged interference. coming up. during sleep train's huge year end clearance sale, get beautyrest, posturepedic even tempu